This issue of 8-Track Mind comes after a ten year (!) hiatus and is by far one of the best zines I’ve read in a long time. No longer purely an 8-track fanzine, it is now a look at the future of paper media and analog technologies in the digital present. Editor Russ Forster asks 14 people who have been creating for long enough to be considered legends (from filmmakers to authors, magazine publishers to members of punk bands) the simple question “zines vs. blogs?” and gets an amazingly wide range of thoughts on everything from the collectors’ market to 8-track Boy Scout merit badges.
Fascinating and sometimes hilarious, refreshingly level-headed. 40 pages, half-letter size.